Nectarines in red wine

Nectarines in red wine

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Prep: 10 mins Plus chilling


Serves 4
This is a stunningly simple, grown-up way to enjoy perfectly ripe nectarines, or peaches

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal199
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs35g
  • sugars35g
  • fibre1g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.02g


  • 3 nectarines, halved, stoned and finely sliced



    A smooth-skinned variety of peach native to China, similarly flavoured to peaches with slightly…

  • 100g caster sugar
  • small handful basil leaf, shredded
  • ½ bottle chilled Beaujolais or other light red wine


  1. In four wine glasses, layer up the slices of nectarines, sprinkling them with sugar and basil as you go. Pour the wine over the nectarines and sit the glasses in the fridge for 20 mins to macerate.

  2. Remove the glasses from the fridge and give everything a little stir to dissolve the sugar. Serve with any remaining wine for topping up and enjoy eating with a spoon.

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5th Feb, 2008
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